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I shared a great article a few months ago about what trees NOT to grow in your yard and I actually have had a lot of positive responses from people who have thanked me for the info as they were going to plant some of the trees on the list.
I did some more digging (no pun intended) and actually found a really cool article on 13 trees you SHOULD plant in your yard! I know there are more than 13 trees you could plant but these trees are known for their carbon-storing abilities plus other benefits for the environment. Check them out and maybe plant some too.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.